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Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon > Zappa Wall > Mr. Sheeley (5.10-)
By: slim When: Apr 8, 2017

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Comments: Beyond ultra lame. I say chop, chop, chop.


Location: Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Election Wall
By: slim When: Apr 6, 2017

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Comments: are you talking about the one in almost black rock, maybe 100' right of spiderpig? that thing looks pretty cool, and hard.


Location: Washington > Southeast Cascades & Yakima > Tieton River > The Oasis > Wall of Many Faces > Watchful Mummy (5.8)
By: slim When: Apr 4, 2017

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Comments: another route that i thought was better than it looked. bolting seemed good, other than a few spinning hangers.


Location: Washington > Southeast Cascades & Yakima > Tieton River > The Oasis > Wall of Many Faces > Cleopatra's Crack (5.9)
By: slim When: Apr 4, 2017

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Comments: i thought this was a nice little route. better climbing and better rock than it appears from the ground. the rock features are pretty cool and create nicely technical climbing for the grade.


Location: Washington > Southeast Cascades & Yakima > Tieton River > The Oasis
By: slim When: Apr 4, 2017

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Comments: ahhh, only in tieton can you be climbing in a puffy, dodging falling choss, getting pummeled by icey wind, picking ticks off of you, and listening to a rattlesnake buzz at you from under your pile of gear... good times!


Location: Washington > Southeast Cascades & Yakima > Tieton River > The Oasis > Jack-O-Lantern Wall > Fan Route (5.8)
By: slim When: Apr 4, 2017

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Comments: judging by the small amount of rope left when rapping with a 70, i would estimate that this route is closer to 110 feet or so. the route is very interesting as you are continually climbing a series of small pillars, some of which vibrate substantially when you pound them. it seemed like the kind of route where a gorilla tugging beginner could get an unfortunate surprise.

to find the route, when you get to the top of the approach trai head up and slightly right through some minor ledges that n... more >>


Location: Europe > Switzerland > Bergell > Pizzi Gemelli > Bügeleisen (5.8 PG13) > Photo
By: slim When: Mar 23, 2017

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Comments: petrelli motors!


Location: Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > The Wall > Unknown Offwidth (5.10+)
By: slim When: Mar 2, 2017

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Comments: did you send this thing? 10+ is pretty frugal for this one...


Location: Photo
By: slim When: Mar 1, 2017

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Comments: cool, thanks for the info.


Location: The People of Mountain Proj... > Nick Sweeney > Climbing rocks > Photo
By: slim When: Mar 1, 2017

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Comments: hmmm, i am going to have to launch an inquisition into figuring out who these guys are...


Location: Photo
By: slim When: Feb 21, 2017

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Comments: cool photo - do you remember where it was taken?


Location: Oregon > Photo
By: slim When: Feb 16, 2017

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Comments: wow, awesome photo. it took me a bit to see it, and i didn't really realize that i saw it - i just felt a cold shiver...


Location: North America > Canada > British Columbia > Fraser Valley Area > Harrison Bluffs > ... > Crack Of Dawn (5.11+)
By: slim When: Feb 6, 2017

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Comments: dru mentions an original bluffs guide. was/is there a guide to this general area, and/or other areas in this region?


Location: The People of Mountain Proj... > Agjohns > Profile Pictures > Photo
By: slim When: Jan 31, 2017

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Comments: sweet pic, this isn't grand plan is it? or maybe critic's choice?


Location: Washington > Central-West Cascades & Sea... > Skykomish Valley > Index > Upper Town Wall > ... > Photo
By: slim When: Jan 27, 2017

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Comments: those monster foot muscles are well coordinated with those monster calf muscles. i can't imagine climbing most of the routes at index barefooted. they always seem sooo foot intensive.


Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon > Interiors Wall Area > Not Like Any Other Desert S... (5.12-)
By: slim When: Jan 19, 2017

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Comments: I thought this was a Robert Warren route called Left Dihedral that went to the top and walked off to the left(?).


Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon > Interiors Wall Area > Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 18, 2017

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Comments: I don't see why you are upset with me about it. I think my responses have been pretty straightforward, even-handed, and factual.


Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon > Interiors Wall Area > Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 18, 2017

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Comments: Umm, I have actually been friends with Rob for almost 25 years and have a lot of respect for him. Thus, when I get a bunch of emails from fired up folks, it is a bit awkward....

I don't really think that asking somebody to remove the bolts from a sensitive area to be a big battlecry or anything. I also don't really think that asking folks to remove bolts they have added to previously existing lines to be that un-reasonable.

As you have noted, the main page discusses some of these issue... more >>


Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon > Interiors Wall Area > Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 16, 2017

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Comments: I don't think it is unreasonable to do a small amount of investigating before posting routes as FAs, particularly at areas with a fairly long climbing history. I think the main thing that people are getting agitated about is posting some of the other routes that are on private property.

I don't think it is unrealistic to expect that a sponsored climber with a significant presence do a small amount of homework before claiming FAs, posting routes that are on private property, etc. The fo... more >>


Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon
By: slim When: Jan 13, 2017

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Comments: Recently I have received some emails concerning some "new" routes that went up in Escalante Canyon a week or two ago. These aren't new routes. This is what is known as the Mosquito's nest area, which was documented in the original Desert Rock ('88). Any serious desert climber should have been able to figure this out, but.... All of these routes have been climbed numerous times, with the descent being a rap off a tree on the backside.

The main reason that I am bringing this... more >>


Location: Colorado > Grand Junction Area > Escalante Canyon > Interiors Wall Area > Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 11, 2017

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Comments: Yeah, I am pretty sure I have climbed this before. Is there a crack on the left side of that flake/block that goes up to an anchor? I can't really remember it all that well though.

If it remotely looks like a crack that is better than 1 star, I pretty much guarantee it has been climbed, particularly in that general area of the canyon.


Location: Utah > San Rafael Swell > San Rafael Swell - South > Long Dong Silver Area > Angel of Death (A3)
By: slim When: Dec 22, 2016

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Comments: i am trying to figure out what you are more full of, bullshit or your self. you dont consider a 3 to 1 client to guide ratio on AA to be a horde?? i have seen 9 people, 2 of whom were guides for the same company, at one belay and you call me misinformed? you dont like my opnion? tough shit, you're going to hear it.


Location: Utah > San Rafael Swell > San Rafael Swell - South > Long Dong Silver Area > Angel of Death (A3)
By: slim When: Dec 20, 2016

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Comments: i take it that 'uninformed' is the empowered/organicprocess/wellness buzzword of the year. i love how you throw your own opinions out there, then 'respectfully' request that others keep their opinions to themselves.

i find it hilarious that you find guidebooks\photos/etc guilty for bringing hordes to the creek, but somehow the splitter camps, guiding hordes up AA, and other climbing festival crap is unrelated. hmm, i 'respectfully' djisagree.

if you ask anybody about th... more >>


Location: Utah > San Rafael Swell > San Rafael Swell - South > Long Dong Silver Area > Angel of Death (A3)
By: slim When: Dec 19, 2016

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Comments: hmm, i don't have the knack for purple prose, but bitching about a tiny number of people climbing these towers after the bullshit aac festival is just, well, 'uninformed'....


Location: Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Critic's Choice > Just Because (5.11)
By: slim When: Nov 30, 2016

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Comments: updated FA info.


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